Hedge Fund Glossary

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Rule 10b-5

the SEC rule prohibiting the employment of manipulative or deceptive practices in connection with the purchase or sale of any Security. This is one of the most important SEC rules. It prohibits any act that would operate as fraud or deceit in connection with the purchase or sale of any Security, including insider trading, and contains the infamous prohibition on making “any untrue statement of a material fact or [omitting] to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading.”

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